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  • Mississippi Nursing Assistant Found Guilty of Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on July 9, 2011 in News

    July 9, 2011 A nursing assistant at the Veterans Home in Collins, Mississippi has been found guilty of one count of abuse toward a vulnerable adult. The man was also tried for neglect but was found not guilty. The nursing …

  • West Virginia Nursing Home Faces Two Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits
    Posted on July 6, 2011 in News

    July 6, 2011 Two lawsuits have been filed against Teays Valley Center nursing home located in Hurricane, West Virginia. Both lawsuits claims that nursing home abuse and neglect led to the death of a former resident. The daughter of a …

  • Nursing Home Abuse in Hawaii Often Goes Unpunished
    Posted on July 5, 2011 in News

    July 5, 2011 A recent article in the Hawaiian newspaper Star Advertiser highlights a growing concern over the state’s lack of sanctioning nursing homes. Even when nursing home abuse or neglect is uncovered state penalties are rarely issued. One particularly …

  • Hidden Camera Shows Nursing Home Abuse in Ohio
    Posted on July 2, 2011 in News

    July 2, 2011 Two nurse’s aids have been fired and one already charged after a hidden camera revealed the nursing home abuse of an elderly woman at Prentiss Center for Skilled Nursing Care in Cleveland, Ohio. The video shows the …

  • Iowa Nursing Homes Reimbursed for Fighting Nursing Home Abuse Cases
    Posted on June 27, 2011 in News

    June 27, 2011 The Gazette of Cedar Rapids, Iowa reports that Iowa nursing homes are reimbursed for legal fees associated with fighting nursing home abuse or neglect cases–regardless of whether they are found guilty of abuse. Nursing homes file reports …

  • British Nursing Home Shut Down After Widespread Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on June 24, 2011 in News

    June 24, 2011 Winterbourne View residential hospital in Hambrook, South Gloucestershire, England is set to close its doors after a BBC program showed undercover video of residents being held down, slapped, having water poured on them, and being mocked by …

  • Kentucky to Implement Fingerprint Checks to Combat Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on June 23, 2011 in News

    June 23, 2011 Kentucky has been given a $3 million federal grant that it will use to buy equipment for fingerprinting checks for nursing home employees. This latest effort in the fight against nursing home abuse will help stop people …

  • Texas Nursing Home Owner Charged with Felonies in Nursing Home Abuse Case
    Posted on June 21, 2011 in News

    June 21, 2011 The owner of several small nursing homes operating under the name The Rose Home in Bryan, Texas has been charged with five felonies. The felony charges are for lying under oath and fabricating evidence during a nursing …

  • Nursing Home Abuse Highlighted in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    Posted on June 16, 2011 in News

    June 16, 2011 Last Wednesday, June 15th, was the 6th Anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which brings much needed worldwide attention to the abuse and neglect many of our elderly in society suffer. The American Psychological Association says …

  • Sexual Nursing Home Abuse Was Covered Up by Nursing Home Owner
    Posted on June 14, 2011 in News

    June 14, 2011 Investigations into the previously reported nursing home abuse at Rostrevor home in Dublin, Ireland are now revealing that the sexual abuse of elderly women at the home by a male nurse was covered up by the owner …

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